Harassment From Dismissed Ex Staff's Family Members

Harassment from Dismissed Ex-staff’s Family Members

Question Dear all, The ex-staff was dismissed on the ground of dishonesty. Before dismissal, we had gone through a session of inquiry with the ex-staff. He confessed and admitted to his misconduct. However, his family members have been calling our HR Dept for 3 times pressuring and scolding our staff to give them information about the misconduct and accused the Company on unfair dismissal. What should I do? Can anybody advise me? YL   Reply 1 Not a pleasant HR task but it is necessary to “protect” business reputation and staff morale. “The ex-staff was dismissed on the ground of dishonesty. Before dismissal, we had gone through a session of inquiry with the ex-staff. He confessed and admitted to his misconduct. “ So the dismissal process was proper according to MOM guidelines and evidence documented with ex-staff’s signature as acknowledgement of his dismissal. If this case is reported to the Police, then refer family members to the specific Police Officer. Alternatively, invite the most two family members who understand English [read letter of dismissal & evidences] over to the office for a short meeting. The purpose is clarify the misconduct and accusation on unfair dismissal. Ex-staff could have hidden the […]

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